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There are 4 ways to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Llanfairpwll
  2. Take a taxi from Llanfairpwll to Caernarfon

$44 - $59

3 alternative options

Train, taxi via Bangor (Gwynedd)  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
  2. Take a taxi from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Caernarfon

$46 - $73

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Holyhead to Caernarfon 28.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Caernarfon 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Caernarfon is 19 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon without a car is to train and taxi which takes 41 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Caernarfon is 29 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Holyhead to Caernarfon.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Caernarfon. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Holyhead to Caernarfon.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Caernarfon, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Holyhead to Caernarfon. However, you can take the train to Llanfairpwll then take the taxi to Caernarfon. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bangor (Gwynedd) then take the taxi to Caernarfon.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Llanfairpwll
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $29
Other operators
Taxi from Llanfairpwll to Caernarfon
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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